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Man and wound in the ancient world : a history of military medicine from Sumer to the fall of Constantinople

Author: Richard A Gabriel
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Wounds and disease were as devastating on the battlefields of the ancient world as they are today.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Gabriel
ISBN: 9781597978484 1597978485 9781597978491 1597978493
OCLC Number: 764754391
Description: vii, 267 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: War, wounds, and disease in the ancient world --
The origins of military medicine --
Ancient Sumer (4000 to 2000 B.C.) --
Egypt (3500 to 350 B.C.) --
Assyria (911 to 612 B.C.) --
Israel and Persia (1300 to 100 B.C.) --
India 400 to 100 B.C.) --
Greece (500 to 147 B.C.) --
Rome (753 B.C. to A.D. 478) --
Barbarians and Byzantines (478 to 1453 A.D.) --
Islam and the Middle Ages (600 to 1453 A.D.) --
Military medicine in the ancient world.
Responsibility: Richard A. Gabriel.

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"The study of ancient military medicine is vital to an understanding of the broader aspects and development of warfare in antiquity. Yet it is an area that has often been neglected by scholars. Man Read more...

 
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